Southern Adventist University
Southern Adventist University is one of the forty-four private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Tennessee. The campus is located in a suburb, in Collegedale.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,035 students attend the school. Every year 52% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Southern Adventist University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $20,700, and fees were $850. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,700 and $850 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students3,035|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation |
Seventh Day Adventists
|On Campus HousingYes|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1950 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
12/01/1967 - Current
Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate|
02/01/2014 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program|
10/01/2002 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
12/01/1962 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$870/credit|
|In State Students||$870/credit|
|Out of State Students||$870/credit|
|In District Students||$625/credit|
|In State Students||$625/credit|
|Out of State Students||$625/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Southern Adventist University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||1%||$2,263|
|State Grant & Scholarships||18%||$4,607|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||99%||$8,102|
|Federal Student Loans||55%||$8,403|
$21,511Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$16,607|
|$30,001 to $48,000$18,070|
|$48,001 to $75,000$20,010|
|$75,001 to $110,000$23,558|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Tennessee state board of nursing.